Definition of polyunsaturated
of an oil or fatty acid
: having many double or triple bonds in a molecule — compare monounsaturated
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Risk of CVD is reduced when dairy fat is replaced with polyunsaturated fat or carbohydrates from whole grains, but no change was found when replacing it with refined carbohydrates.
Contrary to popular belief, saturated fats are good for you and many polyunsaturated oils may actually be harmful.
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